Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: en-us Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:47:45 UTC Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:47:45 UTC 3 Things Pharmacists Should Know About Mucoactive Agents for Cold Treatment Acute respiratory infections such as the common cold are often accompanied by cough and congestion caused by mucus hypersecretion. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 03:00:00 UTC Medication Adherence and Patient Engagement in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Poor medication adherence is responsible for unnecessary illness, hospitalizations, disability, and premature death, particularly among patients with chronic diseases. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:34:00 UTC Pharmacy Robber Stole Diabetic Test Strips Police and a CVS pharmacy are on the lookout for a man who stole several boxes of diabetic test strips. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:40:00 UTC 8 Diabetes Memes Guaranteed to Make You Laugh Diabetes is not a fun condition. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 03:43:00 UTC Use Caution When Giving OTC Meds to Children OTC medications can have serious side effects in children if they are not carefully administered. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 02:19:00 UTC PPIs Could Raise Chronic Kidney Disease Risk Chronic kidney disease incidence has grown faster than many of its common comorbidities such as diabetes and hypertension, and medications may be an underappreciated driver of this growth. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 04:00:00 UTC White House Asks for $1.1B to Combat Opioid Abuse President Barack Obama’s fiscal year 2017 budget proposal calls for an additional $1.1 billion to combat the nation’s spiraling opioid epidemic. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 03:00:00 UTC 9 Flu Memes Sure to Resonate with Pharmacists Pharmacists are essential players in preventing and stopping the spread of influenza. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 01:00:00 UTC Zinc Supplementation May Boost Immunity in Elderly Zinc supplementation in older patients could help boost their immunity. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 12:00:00 UTC FDA Rethinks Opioid Approach Amid Drug Abuse Epidemic The FDA today announced that it's taking a hard look at how it's addressing the opioid abuse epidemic. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 09:45:00 UTC Pharmacy Robber Found Dead Shortly After Stealing Fentanyl A pharmacy robber was found dead in a van just 3 hours after he stole fentanyl. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 05:15:00 UTC 3 Events Preceding Gaps in Diabetes Treatment More than 20,000 articles have been written on how poor medication adherence, which costs the United States between $68 to $146 billion annually, increases adverse clinical outcomes and mortality. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 04:13:00 UTC Senate Scrutinizes Generic Drug Approval Backlog A US Senate committee recently held a hearing to investigate the culprits behind the growing backlog of generic drug applications at the FDA. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 01:00:00 UTC 5 Things to Know About Adult ADHD Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder has long been viewed as a pediatric condition, but it often lasts into adulthood. Wed, 03 Feb 2016 02:52:00 UTC Dangers of Mixing OTC Cold, Pain Meds Greatly Underestimated With winter well underway, patients may need a refresher on the dangers of double dosing on OTC remedies for their colds and headaches. Wed, 03 Feb 2016 02:22:00 UTC Could Preemptive Pharmacogenomic Testing Emerge as an MTM Best Practice? Pharmacists and physicians can now use pharmacogenomic test results to help choose safer and more effective medications for their patients. Tue, 02 Feb 2016 07:54:00 UTC Best Type of Exercise for Acid Reflux Patients Patients with acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease may not know that exercise can aggravate their symptoms. Tue, 02 Feb 2016 03:57:00 UTC 5 Questions to Ponder Before Recommending Supplements Pharmacists should ponder the reasons why patients are pursuing supplements before recommending the purchase. Tue, 02 Feb 2016 01:35:00 UTC Fired Pharmacist Wins $31 Million from Walmart A former Walmart pharmacist was awarded around $31.2 million from her ex-employer after a federal jury decided that she was fired because of her gender and her concerns with understaffing and training. Tue, 02 Feb 2016 01:00:00 UTC 4 Ways Pharmacists Can Help Obese Women Have Healthy Pregnancies Overweight and obese women face a greater risk for complications during pregnancy. Mon, 01 Feb 2016 03:30:00 UTC